Banking Law and Regulation

This course examines the legal and regulatory framework applicable to U.S. banking organizations, which includes bank holding company systems, federally and state-chartered banks and savings and loans. The course will introduce basic statutory and regulatory concepts and explore the goals of these laws and regulations. Topics will include a review of regulatory capital requirements, regulations pertaining to lending activities, issues involving risk management and foreign banking operations in the United States. The impact of recent legislative and regulatory changes with respect to securities and insurance activities of U.S. banking organization will also be examined. A survey of bank regulatory structures for countries in Europe and Asia will also be featured.

Course Information
Course #: LAW 828
Program: LLM
Area of Study: Financial Services Law and Compliance
Credit Hours: Three credit hours.